Air Quality Engineer
URS Corporation - Oakland, CA

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Environmental Sciences

Job Title :
Air Quality Engineer

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Regular Hire




Minimum Requirements:
B.S. in Engineering, Environmental Science, or related degree. 4 years air quality experience. URS is looking for motivated, team-oriented individuals to be part of our expanding Environmental Division as an Air Quality Engineer.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of air quality regulations, air pollutant emission estimation methodologies and understanding the fundamentals of air pollution. Good interpersonal and organization skills, strong Microsoft Office skills (e.g., Word, Excel, Access) , and good technical writing skills are required. The candidate will be motivated to expand their knowledge of air quality work such as new methodologies for conducting air emissions calculations, air dispersion modeling, California and Federal regulations, health risk assessments, knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act and National Environmental Policy Act, permitting experience such as new Source Review (NSR), an understanding of the requirements of various Air Quality Management Districts and California Air Resources Board, and preparation of documents to support air quality analyses.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Job Description:
This engineer/scientist will be part of the local air quality group where they will prepare air quality impact assessments, air permit applications, emission inventories, and provide compliance support. He/she will also support nation-wide air quality projects by interacting with other URS air quality groups engaged in similar projects.

The candidate will be responsible for conducting analyses to evaluate the air quality impacts for sources of pollutant emissions with an emphasis on industrial, utility, commerical, institutional, and transportaiton activiteis. Specific tasks include quantitative emissions estimates for transportation and stationary sources, greenhouse gas emission estimates, air toxics analyses, application of various standard computer models to calculate emissions of air dispersion and health risk impacts of emisisons as well as documentation of these activities in technical reports. These models include EMFAC, OFFROAD, CalEEMod, MOVES, NONROAD, AERMOD, CALINE, CAL3QHCR, and HARP.
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At URS, we take pride in helping to build and maintain vital infrastructure, and preserve and protect the environment. Our ability to provide a complete range of services in a wide array of markets, develop innovative technical solutions to the most complex projects, and serve our clients through our worldwide delivery system has made URS a global leader.


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